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North Texas Surgeons Lead Robotically Assisted Laparoscopic Surgeries.

North Texas surgeons lead robotically assisted laparoscopic surgeries. A robot can easily gain access to some inaccessible places in the body. Laparoscopic surgeons at// UT Southwestern Medical Center successfully performed robotically assisted laparoscopic gastric-bypass and colon-resections surge...

President Obama's Visit to Cleveland Clinic Provides Look at High-Quality, Cost-Effective Healthcare Delivery Model

... Tour Includes Demonstration of robotically Assisted Heart Valve Repair CLEVELAND, J...echnology (HIT) initiatives and a demonstration of robotically assisted heart valve repair that speeds up patient...resident Obama's visit included a demonstration of robotically assisted mitral valve repair. This minimally invas...

Video: Patient at Mother Frances Receives Heart Bypass Without Opening Chest

... Procedure Done robotically Through Four Small Holes Between Ribs Patient Released From Hospital After 1 1/2 Days TYLER, Texas, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- 62-year-old C...

Hip and Knee Replacements Becoming More Patient-friendly

...placements should last 15 years or longer." Dr. Randle adds. "Sophisticated technology including computer navigation and imaging, coupled with robotically assisted technology for advanced joint replacement surgery and hip resurfacing enable us to provide high end care to our patients. We have initiated s...

Use of MRI and MRS With New Surgical Technique Proves Helpful

... MRI and MRS can provide a roadmap of the prostate and assist in surgical planning of robotically assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALRP), according to a recent study conducted by researchers at the University of California, Los Angele...

Robotically Assisted Colo-resection And Gastric Bypass Surgeries Are Becoming Popular

... robotically assisted surgeries make surgeries 'in difficult to access parts of the body...outhwestern Medical Center surgeons are the first in North Texas to perform robotically assisted laparoscopic gastric-bypass and colon-resections surgeries. ...

Seniors More At Risk from Large Scale Weight-loss Surgery

...s of bariatric procedures and is a regional referral center and leader in bariatric surgery, having performed the area’s first lap band procedures and robotically assisted lap band procedures. UT Southwestern bariatrics programs have garnered national recognition as well, being named bariatric surgery Centers of...
Robotically in Biological News

New method monitors critical bacteria in wastewater treatment

...being released in real time you can develop a remediation strategy to note that they are stressed and try to get them back." The sensor probe moves robotically back and forth every three seconds, enabling the device to capture data in two locations. The method is called self-referencing because it compares...

Selecting life: Scientists find new way to search for origin of life

...l pairs. It's an overwhelmingly large number of possibilities." DNA microarrays provide a means to address this problem. Microarrays are produced robotically to spot tens of thousands of microscopic droplets of DNA from as many genes onto a slide, enabling scientists to measure which genes are turned on. Th...

3-D ultrasound scanner could guide robotic surgeries

...3-D ultrasound images to pinpoint in real time the exact location of targets in a simulated surgical procedure. That spatial information then guided a robotically controlled surgical instrument right to its mark. The scanner could be coupled to the surgeon-operated robots that are being increasingly used for...

Robot assisted surgery more accurate than conventional surgery

...ok a few minutes longer using the robotic assistant, the replacement knee parts were more accurately lined up than in conventional surgery. All of the robotically assisted operations lined up the bones to within two degrees of the planned position, but only 40 percent of the conventionally performed cases achiev...

'Virus chip' detects new virus in prostate tumors

...mputer chip technology, computation and bioinformatics, but in essence it is a simple 3 x 1 inch glass microscope slide. Onto the slide the scientists robotically deposit 10 to 12 different DNA sequences from all known viruses. Each sample appears as a microscopic dot, about a tenth of a millimeter in diamet...

New U. of Colorado at Boulder flu chip may help combat future epidemics, pandemics

...s an array of microscopic spots, Rowlen said. Genetic bits of information that are complimentary to known, individual influenza strains are "spotted" robotically in an array, where each row of three spots contains a specific sequence of "capture" DNA. Each spot is approximately one-hundredth of an inch in diam...

Evolution of life on Earth may hold key to finding life in outer space

... and Technology Instrument Development Program, will conduct research to develop tests for the presence of living microorganisms that can be conducted robotically on other planetary bodies, including Mars. Fox earned his bachelor's degree and his doctorate in chemical engineering from Syracuse University. Com...

Two new retroviruses—transmitted from animals—identified

...d the daVinci Robot and "operated" on a mannequin. They found that, by applying simple instruments and retractors commonly used for tonsillectomy, the robotically controlled camera and instruments could be inserted through the mouth into the throat and voice box. The surgeons were able to manipulate different el...

Penn Researchers Use Robotic Surgery

...d the daVinci Robot and "operated" on a mannequin. They found that, by applying simple instruments and retractors commonly used for tonsillectomy, the robotically controlled camera and instruments could be inserted through the mouth into the throat and voice box. The surgeons were able to manipulate different el...
Robotically in Biological Technology

Cardium's InnerCool Announces First Patient Treated With New Tissue-Specific UroCool(TM) System in Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery Study

...rtant data highlighting the enhancement of patient recovery following prostate surgery. With more than 70% of radical prostatectomies being performed robotically each year, urologic surgeons are considered early adopters of new technologies, and we believe that UroCool has the potential to become an important n...

Elekta Showcases Stereotactic Systems for Cancer Care at Astro 2007

... radiation therapy (SRT). Elekta Axesse combines true three-dimensional image guidance at the time of treatment with highly conformal beam shaping and robotically controlled 6D sub-millimeter patient positioning to deliver fast, efficient and accurate treatment. All treatment processes from planning to delivery ...

Development of a sensitive enzyme fragment complementation assay for cyclic adenosine 3', 5' monophosphate and its validation for pharmacological screening at G protein-coupled receptors

...ction reagents (2 ×2 µl). All dispensing steps were carried out robotically either on a Biomek FX Laboratory Automated Workstation or on a CyBi-well sy...nal concentration of 10 µM in 1% DMSO. All dispensing was carried out robotically as described previously using CyBi-well.

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Cells-to-cDNA II Applications

...d inactivating RNases. The samples were treated with DNase I followed by heat inactivation. Lysate (5 l) was transferred robotically to a 96 well PCR plate containing 20 l of a one-step real-time RT-PCR master mix. This analysis...

The Flexible matriXarray Chip System: A New Perspective for Probe Optimization in Gene-Expression Profiling

...thesis principle of the oligonucleotides varies among different microarray platforms. Probe sequences can be synthesized ex situ and may then be robotically spotted onto the surface, or probe sequences can be synthesized in situ on the surface of the array. The Virtu...

The Best Enzyme for the Toughest PCR Challenges Improved with New Hot-Start Feature

...ckgrounds, are prone to primer-dimer formation, or are assembled robotically (high-throughput PCR procedures). Detecting low-copy-number temp...ific product. In high-throughput applications, PCR reactions are robotically assembled in multiple 96-well dishes and then stored for varying...
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